Category Archives for "CMBA General"

Insight 104: FaithSoaring Churches Focus on New People Rather Than Inactive People

One of the passions for some people in congregations is the desire to reactivate inactive or former members of the church. They believe if these people would reactivate the congregation would soar. This approach presents several challenges that diminish its effectiveness. First, it only works a small percentage of the time. Second, the effort required […]

Insight 102: FaithSoaring Churches Decrease Secrecy and Increasing Mutual Respect

Congregations not ready for and even resisting change are characterized by secrecy and a lack of mutual respect. There is secrecy in communication, of money, and of prayer concerns. Information is power that can lead to control. Too many leaders do not realize that the control of information destroys community and limits the empowerment of […]